Webinar: Criminal Enforcement in the Cryptocurrency Industry: The Feds Mean Business - What you Need to Know Now and How to Safeguard Your Investments and Business

Events / Wednesday, April 13, 2022
12:00 pm ET


Please join us for a webinar on Wednesday, April 13 at noon (ET) featuring the insights of key enforcement leaders in the SDNY and DNJ U.S. Attorneys' Offices, as well as the IRS national office. In partnership with the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and Norton Rose Fulbright, our team of experts will address the obstacles faced by the crypto industry and provide practical guidance for institutions seeking to stay current with their regulatory obligations to avoid civil and criminal exposure. We will also discuss the impact of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recent updates to its corporate compliance guidance on these decisions, best practices with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and what companies should be doing now to protect themselves.

Read the presentation materials here.

Some panel topics will include:

  • Current tax enforcement efforts within the industry.
  • Potential civil and criminal liability for those engaging in abusive activities.
  • Key takeaways from the 2020 DOJ Corporate Compliance Guidance update. 
  • How individuals and institutions can minimize their risks and exposure.

Our conversation will explore perspectives from key government officials and counsel helping clients to navigate this landscape, including:

  • Gary Alford, Program Manager, Cyber and Forensic Services, IRS-Criminal Investigation (And special agent who helped solve the Silk Road online drug trafficking case)
  • Perry Carbone, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief of White Plains Division, Southern District of New York
  • Jamie Hoxie, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Cybercrime Unit, District of New Jersey
  • Carlos F. Ortiz, Partner, BakerHostetler
  • Mayling C. Blanco, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • John J. Carney, Partner, BakerHostetler

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